Come walk with us. Jane's Walk is a movement of free, citizen-led walking tours inspired by Jane Jacobs. The best part? You will learn the ins and outs of the place you call home. Think of this as citizen-led walking tours towards community-based city building. The walks get people to tell stories about their communities, explore their cities, and connect with neighbours.
Date and Time: May 14th, 10 a.m. - noon
Location: Meadowvale Community Centre (see location)
A poetic musing and recalling of the past and living heritage of Meadowvale. Share and learn the views and vistas in, around and upon beautiful Lake Aquitane.
Cemetery Lantern Walk
Date and Time: May 20th, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Location: Springcreek Cemetery, meet at the Gate. (see location)
Come for a walk and talk to learn about the lives, deaths and loves of past Clarkson residents and how they were laid to rest. Learn the meaning and nuance of rites and ornamentation of various periods.
YIMBY (Yes, in my Backyard)
Date and Time: May 27th, noon - 2 p.m.
Location: Meet in the small parkette at south-east corner of Dundas and Hurontario. (see location)
A speculative walk through the Mississauga that was, the Mississauga that is, and the Mississauga that will be.
Bringing Water Back to Bradley:
Walk with artist Erika De Freitas
Date and Time: May 27th, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Bradley Museum (see location)
Artist Erika DeFreitas conjures up the insights, thoughts and contemplations of connecting Lake Ontario and the 187 year old Bradley House with a temporary site specific installation.
Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival Featured Exhibition
Exploring Culture and the Living Cemetery in Mississauga
Date and Time: June 3rd, 10 a.m. - noon
Location: The Streetsville Public Cemetery (see location)
Urban cemeteries are spaces of memorialization and cultural value. Explore the cultural expressions of memorialization in the silent city, to understand how death takes up space and place in our communities.
Learn more about Nicole Hanson and her thoughtful approach to space and memory here
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 12:00pm to Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 2:00pm
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 12:00pm to Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 4:00am
like a conjuring (bringing water back to Bradley) is a Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival featured exhibition. Artist Erika DeFreitas examines water and its connection to the Bradley family.
May 3 to August 20, 2017
May 4, 2017, 6 p.m.
The Bradley House was moved in 1967 from its original location on the edge of Lake Ontario, to its current land bound location. like a conjuring (bringing water back to Bradley) recalls that original location with an installation of artifacts, photographs, and audio that brings the water, the Bradley family and the house back together.